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Take a look at all the blog posts Andy has written and find hundreds of tips and tricks to help you be Clever With Your Cash.

 

Cash hack: Get “work perk” discounts and a cash bonus

Cash hack: Get “work perk” discounts and a cash bonus

Earn a bonus of up to £300 then save regularly at big brands including John Lewis, Tesco and Odeon. Some of you will get access to all sorts of deals and discounts via your employer (if you're not sure - ask your HR department!) or membership of something like health...

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Cheapest ways to watch the Oscar and Bafta nominees & winners

Cheapest ways to watch the Oscar and Bafta nominees & winners

How to watch as many of the films at home as possible for less. Normally we'll have had a raft of award contenders in the cinema this year, but with all screens closed it's home viewing where we'll be able to watch. In fact 31 of the main 34 nominees from the 2021...

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Ask Andy #8: Your questions answered

Ask Andy #8: Your questions answered

This week my answers to your questions on bank switching, savings and debit cards. I love hearing from you, whether it’s on the blog, social media, YouTube or on email. Often you’re asking me questions about your finances, and I’m always glad to help if I have the...

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The best savings accounts (April 2021)

The best savings accounts (April 2021)

Here are my top places to put your cash to make as much as 3%. We're a long way now from when we could get 5%, with rates slowly dropping over the last few years. And following the Bank of England base interest rate cut to an all-time low of 0.1%. those cuts have...

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More than books: 9 ways your library can save you money

More than books: 9 ways your library can save you money

From borrowing books to downloading newspapers, ebooks and magazines, libraries offer a great free alternative to buying things you'll only read once. I like libraries. I even got married at one. Ok, it just happened that the registry office we used in Mayfair was in...

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How to claim working from home tax relief

How to claim working from home tax relief

With 47% of employees having worked from home in 2020, there's a good chance you're able to claim between £62 and £140 in tax relief. If you've been required to work at home at all in the last year then you are eligible to get back some of the tax you've paid. You can...

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How I manage my multiple bank accounts

How I manage my multiple bank accounts

Here's how to find extra direct debits and cycle money to get current account perks. From cashback to monthly rewards, there are all sorts of incentives and freebies you can get with multiple current accounts. And don't forget bank switching bonuses. Plus there are...

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Ask Andy #7 Your questions answered

Ask Andy #7 Your questions answered

This week my answers to your questions on mortgages, pensions, bank accounts, savings an credit cards. I love hearing from you, whether it’s on the blog, social media, YouTube or on email. Often you’re asking me questions about your finances, and I’m always glad to...

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